Tuition Assistance

Salaried employees who have been with the university for at least 90 days are eligible to apply for tuition assistance.

The program applies to full- and part-time salaried employees who wish to take credit courses at Virginia Tech or other accredited institutions.

  • Per IRS requirements, tuition assistance (waiver or reimbursement) at or above the graduate level exceeding $5,250 in a calendar year is taxable.
  • Any taxable value will be added as non-cash earnings for W-2 reporting and taxes withheld from the employees pay.

Eligibility

  • Must meet all student admissions requirements, registration, and payment deadlines
  • Must be a salaried employee for at least 90 days
  • Employees in a leave status are not eligible for a tuition waiver or reimbursement
  • Courses and degree programs must be approved by employee's supervisor

Salaried full-time employees

  • Eligible to have tuition waived or reimbursed up to 12 credit hours per academic year (fall through summer II)
  • May not to exceed six hours in a semester

Salaried part-time employees

  • Eligible for up to six credit hours per academic year with the tuition waiver and reimbursement program
  • May not to exceed three hours in a semester